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On With Life Up to $1,000 Hiring Bonus - Direct Support Professional (DSP) - Brain Injury/Stroke/Neuro - FT or PT Days in United States

If you have a passion for helping others, come be part of a higher standard of care at On With Life. Join our team of experts!

As a Direct Support Professional (DSP) at On With Life, you can be a part of something greater. The rehabilitation process from a brain injury or other neurological condition is a 24/7 job for each person served, and our Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) are a critical part of the transdisciplinary team of experts helping persons served maintain their independence. We are a not-for-profit organization founded by survivors and their families, and each person served is a new member of that family. We are looking for extraordinary individuals like you to join us!

We have a variety of schedules available, from as little as 16 hours up to 40 hours per week. The position will work 3-4 weekends per year, which are scheduled several months ahead of time. We do annual raises based on budget capacity, and you also have the opportunity for a discretionary bonus at your anniversary.

This position is eligible for a $500-$1,000 hiring bonus depending on your scheduled hours, paid in increments through your first 18 months of employment.

What do Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) do?

  • provide community-based services on-site in the person served place of residence or on outings

  • provide direct support to persons served to help them gain information and maximize their daily living skills

  • assist person served with activities such as caring for themselves, making purchases, accessing transportation, keeping appointments, advocating for themselves, and interacting in their community

An excellent candidate for this Direct Support Professional position meets the following criteria:

  • Puts others first - those we serve are at the core of what we do; their goals and values guide all decisions

  • Looks for opportunities to be innovative and create change

  • Is curious and dares to be extraordinary; be willing to be both the expert and the student

  • Expects more than others think is possible and creates a higher standard

  • Honors the uniqueness of each individual, knowing their injury does not define their potential

  • Is an excellent educator and passionate about providing encouragement

Qualified candidates must be able to maintain:

  • an Iowa Class D3 Chauffeurs License (we can pay for this if you do not have)

  • personal automobile liability coverage

  • CPR certification (we can pay for this if you do not have)

Please note that the federal government requires that our employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved medical or religious exemption. We may not be able to proceed with employment if you cannot meet one of these requirements

On With Life is an Equal Opportunity Employer; we make all employment-related decisions based on your competencies, talents and professional potential.

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